Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are Headed to CBS

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are headed to CBS

CBS is developing drama Sawyer & Huck, a modern-day take on the classic Mark Twain characters, reimagining them as adults in modern day America.


Tyra Banks is coming to Black-ish

Creator Kenya Barris happens to be best friends with the America’s Next Top Model star, so he’s invited her to play Dre’s best friend.


ABC’s Save My Life is credited with actually saving a man’s life

Dana Mower was watching the ABC documentary series Save My Life: Boston Trauma on Sunday when he saw a man who was experiencing the same symptoms as him. The next day, Mower visited the same hospital featured on the show, saw the same doctor, and was found to have symptoms of a heart attack. “That was like an unreal situation,” says Mower.


Did Six Feet Under have the best-ever drama series finale ending?

Sia’s Breathe Me helped to make that final sequence a stunner.


Bill Burr under fire for a transphobic Caitlyn Jenner joke on Conan

Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco Twitter feed deleted a tweet saying: "Bill supports Caitlyn’s transition into a woman, but wishes he got a chance to say goodbye to Bruce.”


Alfre Woodard could play a Marvel villain on Netflix’s Luke Cage

Woodard is finalizing a deal that may have her play Black Mariah, Cage’s nemesis.


Big Brother UK
is opening its house to the public

Starting Oct. 1, members of the public can book Britain’s Big Brother house for parties, team-building exercises and meetings.


ABC developing Splitsville, a comedy from Shondaland and Trophy Wife creators

The proposed comedy follows a group of suburban singles who raise their kids together on a cul-de-sac.


Emmanuelle Chriqui is visiting The Grinder

The Entourage alum will appear in two episodes as a lawyer who’s romancing Rob Lowe.


Sleepy Hollow
promotes 2

Lance Gross and Zach Appelman will become full-time cast members next season.


Friends
fans uncover post-9/11 airport security scene that was cut

Chandler told a bomb joke in the scene that was supposed to air approximately one month after the Sept. 11 attacks.


American Horror Story: Hotel
reveals 2 new creepy teasers

Just how horrific will the new season be?


Key & Peele
explains what happened to OutKast

This week’s episode tried to get to the bottom of Andre 3000’s relationship with Big Boi.